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  1. Safer Cannabis Use: Marijuana, hash, hash oil

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    PDF Version   PDF | More from the Safer Use series Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   Reduce your risk of lung problems, mental health problems and legal issues. ...

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  2. Wellness Modules

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      Ups and downs are a normal part of life. We all feel a bit stressed out or struggle to cope with a problem from time to time. We all get angry once in a while or find it hard to express our needs assertively. Most of us could use a little help finding b ...

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  3. Alzheimer's Disease

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    Many of us look forward to our retirement and see our later years as a chance to reflect and enjoy the lives we built for ourselves. But for hundreds of thousands of Canadians, this time of reflection becomes a time of loss and confusion. ...

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  4. Eating Disorders

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    Millions of people aren’t happy with the way they look. In fact, the National Eating Disorder Information Centre estimates that up to 40% of nine year-old girls have dieted to lose weight—even when they were at a normal weight. ...

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  5. Personality Disorders

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      More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Each of us has a unique personality that that is reflective of both our genetic make-up and our life experiences. Our personality develops over the years, and is a vital part of ...

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  6. Stigma and Discrimination Around Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

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    About one in five people—over six and a half million Canadians—experience a mental disorder or substance use problem in their lifetime. Unfortunately, many people don’t ask for help because they feel ashamed or scared. People may judge them and treat them ...

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  7. Anxiety Disorders

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    Anxiety is our body’s response to stress and danger, but in today’s world most of the ‘dangers’ we face day to day are not ones we can fight with our fists or run away from easily. ...

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  8. Getting Help for Mental Illnesses

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Fact Sheets IMAGINE THIS: One day, you develop a nagging cough, or get sharp back pain. Most of us wait a few days to see if things get worse or improve, then we might do some research on things we can do at home. We ...

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  9. Mental Illnesses

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Fact Sheets Next time you’re in line at the supermarket or at a bus stop, look around you. How many people do you see? Five? 10? What if we told you that of those 10 people, two have or will have a mental illness? Do ...

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  10. Suicide

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   It isn’t a topic most people want to talk about, but odds are you know someone who has attempted or died by suicide. Maybe you’ve even lost a friend, family member or cowor ...

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